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Gabriel Marion

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, February 21, 2009
1. Gabriel Marion Marker
Inscription.  When Capt. John Nelson, sent by Gen. Marion, Jan., 1781, to the Sampit Road to reconnoitre, met Capt. Barfield and his Tories near White’s Bridge, a sharp fight ensued. Lieut. Gabriel Marion, nephew of Gen. Marion, was captured and inhumanely shot about a quarter mile north of here. His name was fatal to him.
 
Erected 1940 by Georgetown County. (Marker Number 22-6.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is January 3, 1781.
 
Location. 33° 23.142′ N, 79° 18.648′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is on Whites Bridge Road north of Highmarket Street (Alternate U.S. 17), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown SC 29440, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sergeant McDonald (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Arthur M. Manigault (approx. 0.4 miles away); Winyah Schools (approx. 1.7 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Bethesda Baptist Church
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By J. J. Prats, February 21, 2009
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(approx. 1.8 miles away); Mount Olive Baptist Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Robert Stewart House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Kaminski House (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Additional keywords. General Francis Marion, Captain Jesse Barfield
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 22, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,941 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 22, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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